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UGA freshman class sets academic record

UGA freshman class sets academic record

August 17, 2014

The Class of 2018 has an average GPA of 3.9 and has the highest test scores for entering freshmen. Read More

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The skinny on fat

The skinny on fat

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Ruth Harris wants to understand fat, in all of its intricacies: how fat increases and decreases; why our bodies sometimes disregard internal signals to quit eating; why we may respond to stress by not eating; and why sometimes we regain the weight we lose during stress and other times we don’t.…

Fighting the system

Fighting the system

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For the estimated millions of AIDS patients worldwide who are resistant or are developing resistance to currently available medicines, a discovery by a University of Georgia researcher may offer a new treatment option by targeting a previously elusive enzyme in the complex retrovirus responsible for…

Don’t drink and drive!

Don’t drink and drive!

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Warnings that alcohol and driving don’t mix are generally targeted at adults or high school students, but a new University of Georgia study finds that some middle schoolers in rural areas are drinking and driving as well.

The cancer vaccine

The cancer vaccine

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When cells become cancerous, the sugars on their surfaces undergo distinct changes that set them apart from healthy cells.

Record trends

Record trends

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Newly published research that includes satellite data from three separate sources shows that the seasonal melt on Greenland’s ice sheet during the summer of 2007 was a stunning 60 percent more than the previous high, set in 1998.